Jordy Smith // The Getaway // 4:27

Remember that SURFING cover of Jordy Smith manhandling a bright blue lip in Mozambique? You should. It was our Issue 6, 2014 and the magazine was built around this trip. We went into great detail about how Jordy was our pick to win the world title this year. Fast forward six months and a few cumbersome results, and that prophecy is finally sounding spot on — albeit a little late. Anyway, here’s the surfing that prompted us to make such a claim. Can you blame us?